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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The relation between plasma tyrosine concentration and fatigue in primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis

  PBC (n = 45) PSC (n = 27)
Age (mean, range in years) 58 (34–78) 45 (23–68)
Sex (male / female) 4/45 19/8
Fatigue (yes / no) 32/15 15/12
Cirrhosis (yes / no) 12 / 33 2 / 25
Inflammatory bowel disease (yes / no) 0 / 45 16 / 11
Total serum bilirubin (median, range in μmol/l) 10 (4–98) 15 (6–37)
Serum albumin (median, range in g/l) 42 (31–48) 42 (33–47)
Prothrombin time (median, range in sec.) 12 (10–18) 13 (11–16)
Serum ALT activity (median, range in U/l) 43 (17–484) 35 (10–662)
Serum AST activity (median, range in U/l) 37 (21–241) 31 (18–338)
Serum Alkaline Phosphatase (median, range in U/l) 154 (68–441) 147 (53–1141)
  1. Normal values: bilirubin <18 μmol/l, albumin 35–50 g/l, ALT < 41 U/l (male) < 31 U/l (female), AST < 37 U/l (male) < 31 U/l (female), alkaline phosphatase < 117 U/l, prothrombin time < 13 sec.